OSO ORO

is creating bear comics, bara art and stories, videos, live art events

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OSO ORO PATRON

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$3
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Welcome to OSO ORO.  As an OSO ORO general patron, you will get free entry to OSO ORO events, put you on the mailing list for announcements, and get tons of art and even sneak previews of the new OSO ORO book due to be published in October 2021!  Also, it will put you in a lottery for a free OSO ORO tee shirt!  Maybe even a fundoshi, too!
  • Sneak peeks
  • Polls and fan engagement
  • Live drawing sessions and AMAs
  • Custom pieces delivered quarterly
  • Ad-free videos

WONDER BEAR PATRON!

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$7
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Welcome to OSO ORO. As a WONDER BEAR PATRION, not only will this cool tier get you free entry to OSO ORO events, put you on the mailing list for announcements, and get tons of art and even sneak previews of the new OSO ORO book due to be published in October 2021!  Also, you will recieve one free OSO ORO tee shirt! Maybe even a fundoshi, too! You will also have access and a chance to RSVP  to the small group private drawing groups coming soon!
  • Final illustrations and variants
  • Polls and fan engagement
  • Coloring pages
  • Sneak peeks
  • Live drawing sessions and AMAs
  • Ad-free videos

SUPA-KUMA VIP PATRON!

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$15
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Welcome to OSO ORO. AS a deluxe tier SUPA-KUMA PATRON, not only will you get free entry to OSO ORO events, but also to our smaller private stock events and panels.  We also put you on the mailing list for announcements, and get tons of art and even sneak previews of the new OSO ORO book due to be published in October 2021! And you will get two free tees (plus any other swag we invent) with the first tee going out next week. You will also have access to our video debuts and a chance to RSVP to the small private drawing groups coming soon!  Next one up is around Valentine's Day!
  • Live drawing sessions and AMAs
  • Full tutorial video of monthly pieces
  • Custom pieces delivered quarterly
  • Sneak peeks
  • Final illustrations and variants
  • Polls and fan engagement
  • Ad-free videos

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About OSO ORO

Hey, folks, I'm Ivan Velez, a seasoned cartoonist who broke barriers of race, gender and orientation in Mainstream and Independent Comics...  with such titles as Tales of The Closet, Blood Syndicate, Static and Ghost Rider... a teaching artist who has created unique award-winning art programs for kids, teens, adults and seniors... a serial Art Grant winner including the XERIC, SUCASA, BCA ART FUND, BCA COMMUNITY ARTS, NEW WORKS, and the CREATIVE CAPITAL grants...

...and the host and creator of several live-art events and festivals, including OSO ORO, the international live bear-art series! I want to help build a global community of bears and artists and bear-artists ... from Asia to The Caribbean to the Western world!

Come join and support us as we build a global community of artists, cartoonists, bears and bear-enthusiasts. ;)  From the East to the West, we are Oso Oro, and we are bear-strong.

An coming soon:  OSO ORO the book!

My new OSO ORO YOUTUBE channel. Please enjoy and like. This week I will be beefing up the selection with more home-grown bear videos, artist spotlights and event videos. ;)

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